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22 January 1:53 pm

Let the 2015 preseason begin. 

FC Dallas announced today that they will officially open 2015 preseason camp on Friday, January 23rd at 10:00 A.M. on AdvoCare Field 1 outside Toyota Stadium. 

FCD will continue preseason training with two practices on Saturday, January 24th at 9:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. with their final practice of the weekend on Sunday at 10:00 A.M., all on AdvoCare Field 1. 

FC Dallas will train in Frisco throughout the next week before heading to the IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL on February 1st where they will train for a week with games to be announced before returning back to Frisco. 

Here is the full FC Dallas roster as we open 2015 preseason:

Goalkeepers:  Jesse Gonzalez***, Dan Kennedy, Chris Seitz. 
Defenders:  Kellyn Acosta, Otis Earle, Matt Hedges*, Moises Hernandez, Stephen Keel, Zach Loyd, Will Seymore, Walker Zimmerman.  
Midfielders:  Kyle Bekker, Coy Craft, Mauro Diaz, Danny Garcia, Atiba Harris, Jaineil Hoilett, Ryan Hollingshead, Michel, Cobi Span, Victor Ulloa, Alejandro Zendejas**. 
Forwards:  Tesho Akindele*, Fabian Castillo, Blas Perez, David Texeira.
*Currently in training camp with the U.S. Men’s National Team
**Currently with the U.S. U-17 National Team
***Currently with the Mexico U-20 National Team

NOTE: FC Dallas players and coaches are available for interviews,only as arranged through FC Dallas Communications,following the morning training sessions. Practices vary in length and times are subject to change. Media are encouraged to call FC Dallas Communications ahead of the scheduled times to confirm practice times and player / coach availability.

 

16 January 4:14 pm

Last year, FC Dallas had a successful week of training in Bradenton and they'll be returning to the IMG Academy for a week in the 2015 preseason.

FC Dallas will be in Bradenton at IMG Academy from Sunday, February 1 to Sunday, February 8 along with DC United and Swedish sides Jonkopings Sodra IF and Malmo FF as part of IMG Academy's Season of Sun, Sand and Soccer.

Stay tuned for full FC Dallas preseason coverage and more announcements of preseason games as we march towards the start of the 2015 season! 

 

05 March 8:20 pm

ESPNFC's Taylor Twellman & Alexi Lalas, AKA Big Head Red Head, are doing a series of MLS team previews which I highly recommend. Today they're breaking down FC Dallas. You've got to love Alexi's prediction of "I predict FC Dallas will win a playoff game before the Dallas Cowboys."

04 March 1:48 pm

On day two of FCD Week, we will hold #DigitalTuesday, an all-day celebration of everything FC Dallas digital.

Throughout the day, we’ll be holding live chats with FC Dallas players and staff on a variety of digital channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Reddit and FCDallas.com. In addition, we’ll be releasing FCD themed backgrounds for your desktop/Facebook/Phone/Twitter backgrounds as well as running flash deals on social media for merchandise & tickets.

#DigitalTuesday schedule:

All Day – Giveaways & merchandise/ticket deals on social media

11:00AMFCD President Dan Hunt live Facebook chat

After practice (approx. 12PM)Blas Perez Twitter Takeover

1:00PMChris Seitz Reddit AMA

2:00PM - MLS Commissioner Don Garber live Q&A

3:00PM – Oscar Pareja FCDallas.com live chat

4:00PM – Fernando Clavijo live streaming YouTube Q&A

 

26 February 10:49 am

Celebrate the 24-hour countdown with us at Burger Girl Grill across the street from Toyota Stadium for the biggest happy hour of the year!

Come dressed in your red and help us countdown the final hours to our big home opener with specials on food and Budweiser drinks.

As heard on 106.1 KISS FM, The LHK with DJ's Spin, IvyTron & Inzo will keep the celebration going while fans can play at the FIFA 14 gaming station as well as win a variety of raffle prizes including autographed gear & FC Dallas tickets!

26 February 10:48 am

Day three of FCD Week will see the FC Dallas Tour travel to some of our partners around Frisco with the FC Dallas Girls and Tex Hooper to help FC Dallas fans prepare for Saturday’s home opener!

Look out for Tex and the Tour at select locations with FCD swag, giveaways, ticket specials and free 7UP products.

Schedule of FCD Tour stops with more to come:

12:00PM - 1:00PM - Outside of AdvoCare Headquarters - 2801 Summit Ave Plano, TX 75074

1:15PM - 2:00PM - Cici's Pizza Preston - 5580 Preston Rd Frisco, TX 75034

2:15PM - 3:00PM - Cici's Pizza El Dorado - 15962 W. El Dorado Pkwy #400 Frisco TX 75034

26 February 10:48 am

An event that needs no introduction, Cocktails & Cleats 2014 is our biggest one yet! Join us at F.I.G in the Dallas Arts District for the party of the year.

Cocktails & Cleats 2014 Highlights:

- Doors open at 7:00PM and arrive early! We're expecting a capacity crowd for this one.

- For the first time, admission to this event will be 100% FREE and held downtown at F.I.G. in the Dallas Arts District.

- The exclusive unveiling of our all-new 2014 FC Dallas jersey presented by AdvoCare.

- The entire 2014 FC Dallas squad will be there to help celebrate the new season.

- Uber Dallas is offering a FREE $30 credit towards rides for first-time customers

- Dress to impress for this 21 and up event as we'll have a brand-new club atmosphere with live DJ.

- Complementary food and drinks with six of our pub partners sampling their own specialty drinks featuring El Jimador & Gentleman Jack as they vie for the best drink of the night!

- A silent auction featuring amazing items up for grabs with all proceeds benefitting the FC Dallas Foundation.

- Did we mention admission is FREE with complimentary valet...

Don’t forget to RSVP on Facebook!

26 February 10:26 am

Help us kick off FCD Week on Monday night at The Staggering Irishman(18101 Preston Rd Dallas, TX 75252) as we host our first-ever FIFA 14 tournament!

REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. E-mail DRobertson@FCDallas.com if you'd like to be added to a standby list in case other players don't show up. We still encourage everyone to come out and watch the tournament with fellow FCD fans!

The bracket-style tournament which will be played on XBOX 360 is open to the first 32 FCD fans to sign up(aged 18 & up) and the only fee is a $10 donation to the FC Dallas Foundation.

Things kick off at 7:00PM with the first round and The Staggering Irishman will offer half-price apps and happy hour specials through 10:00PM, so come on out and watch even if you’re not the most experienced FIFA player!

FIFA gaming stations will be also be open until 10:00PM, so you’ll have plenty of chances to challenge your fellow FCD fans even after the tournament is over.

The top four players will win prizes from FC Dallas and our partners including a customized 2014 FC Dallas jersey pres. by AdvoCare to the champion!

For questions email promotions@fcdallas.com

21 February 3:20 pm

It's been a big offseason for Oscar Pareja, Fernando Clavijo and FC Dallas adding names like Hendry Thomas and Andres Escobar to the mix, but just when things seemed to be done they pulled an ace out of their sleeve adding 22-year-old Uruguayan forward David Texeira as a young DP from FC Groningen of the Dutch Eredivisie.

The forward has scored 14 goals in the Eredivisie over the last two years and joins what's looking to be an incredibly young and potent FCD attack.

Here's the always-anticipated highlight video: